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America's Next Artist's Model

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Archives of American Art
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Update Date:
2014-07-08T13:33:05-05:00
Summary:
Curator of Manuscripts, Mary Savig, on artists and models who inspire as they strike a pose. Think you’ve got what it takes to be an artist’s model? Vogue with us on Instagram and Twitter using #StrikeAPose. The Archives of American Art’s current exhibition Artists and Their Models considers the important role of models in the artistic process. A model’s distinct characteristics help bring life and personality to an artist’s idea. Yet being an artist’s muse requires both muscle and moxie. Live models have to ignore their aching limbs and maintain dramatic gazes for hours at a time. They must comport...
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